Plant Operator JOB


Plant Operator


Reporting to the plant Manager, responsible for assisting in all aspects of our client’s plant operations. The Operator will work a rotating shift that includes some nights); Overtime may include up to 20 hours per week.
* Loading and unloading trucks with asphalt or emulsified asphalt products
* Heating and unloading railcars of asphalt or other bulk liquids
* Operating and maintaining equipment including pumps, mills, forklifts, other mobile equipment.
* Receiving, shipping, storing, blending and heating asphalt, emulsion and chemicals used in manufacturing of emulsified asphalt
* Boiler supervision
* Production of emulsified asphalt products
* Order taking from customers
* Product handling including loading, unloading, heating and blending products
* Ensuring safe work practices and adhering to company policy and procedures including understanding and following HOIMS rules and policies. Maintain personal training matrix and safety scorecard compliance
* Production of emulsified asphalt, includes preparing raw materials, milling and performing quality control checks
* Order taking
* Proper completion of inventory and shipping documentation
* Maintain all equipment in a proper and safe manner
* Minimum Grade 12 Diploma or equivalent
* Power Engineering certificate to level of facility employed (3rd or 4th) Note that there is a steam ticket premium.
* 6-12 months minimum experience in manufacturing or industrial operations role
* Basic PC proficiency and proficiency with Word, Excel, E-mail and SAP
* Post-secondary industrial education/training


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